The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority.
I love my funny poems, but I’d rather break your heart. And if I can do both in the same poem, that’s the best.
The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.
There is no doubt that breath control is the means for mind control because the mind, like breath, is a part of air; because the nature of mobility is common to both; because the place of origin is the same for both; and because when one of them is controlled, the other gets controlled.
I was very much a tough New York street kid. I went to a school where you had to learn how to get along with everybody or fight with everybody, and I did my fair share of both.
Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that make us respected by one another.
God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
For me, baseball is the most nourishing game outside of literature. They both are re-tellings of human experience.
Do you know what integration really means? It means intermarriage. That’s the real point behind it. You can’t have it without intermarriage. And that would result in disintegration of both races.
Washington and Jefferson were both rich Virginia planters, but they were never friends.